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Asset Management Senior Specialist

Job Description and Requirements

The Job Opportunity

Serco is working on a key contract in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the Saudi Government. The client oversees infrastructure projects which are estimated to be worth over $1trillion by 2030 and we are bidding to become the Delivery partner for O&M Excellence.

We are looking for people with deep O&M experience across all areas of the government sector to lead and deliver this 3-year project based in Saudi. This role is to support the development of a standardized Lifecycle Management plan and support the enablement of the plan across the selected entities.

It’s an exciting opportunity to work very closely with a multicultural team and client, in a new and challenging environment and gain knowledge of all government sectors for O&M.

The growth opportunity for Serco is twofold. Firstly, this will bring the team inside the organization, with the ability to shape future O&M strategy with the KSA government, but also will enable us to be well placed to win future O&M delivery contracts in the Kingdom.

The key purpose of the Asset Specialist is to be part of a team of O&M subject matter experts tasked with supporting the delivery of ‘World-Class’ O&M operational standards and procedures, and their implementation across KSA government entities.

Key accountabilities

  • Providing pro-active support as part of the team responsible for developing, global best practice benchmarking and production of core Asset Management procedures and standards as a major component of the new National O&M Manual for the Saudi government
  • Support the  Asset Management Expert across all Saudi government entities either according to the strategic plan or in response to entity request
  • Support the matrixed organization in the effective delivery of complex contract deliverables across Asset Management practice, by holistically integrating topic thought leadership
  • Produce evidence-based research into Asset Management processes and systems
  • Engage and maintain close working relationships within the client and its partner Consultancy to optimize O&M best practices
  • Ensure the effect enablement of Saudi government entity asset management by assisting the Enablement department with their implementation as an SME 

What we are looking for in our candidates:

  • Knowledge of international asset management best practice, preferably in multiple sectors.
  • Demonstrable subject matter expertise (and where appropriate accreditation) across the following elements of O&M:
  • Maintenance Planning/ Work Control
  • Sustainability
  • Post Maintenance Testing
  • Systems Engineering Programming
  • Configuration Management
  • Fleet Management Procedure Definition
  • Asset Registration/ Information Management processes and systems
  • CAFM/CMMS criteria, strategy, and integration
  • Cost Indices
  • Life Cycle Planning
  • Condition Assessments

Specific requirements

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in the related field on national/international major initiatives and developments.
  • Recognized expertise in the assigned field.
  • Record of engagement with a wide range of stakeholders and wider commercial and public sector stakeholders.
  • Expert in development and implementation of best practice standards and processes.
  • Bachelor of Science / Engineering in an engineering discipline from an accredited university.